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Modern Day Scenery Ideas Needed

Doug has this question for readers:

I am building a 4×8 ft n scale layout, and I need realistic modern day buildings cars and trucks. I am finding limited items via Walthers and Woodland Scenics. Any help would be appreciated. I am in the U.S.”

6 Responses to Modern Day Scenery Ideas Needed

  • larry Youngsays:

    have tried Wal-Mart in the toy section maybe the match box cars are what you are looking for. For larger cars i.e.1:43 I have seen them at our local grocery store (Schnucks in Illinois and Missouri). Lots of luck.

  • donsays:

    Try local model train shows where you live or close by.—donj

  • Billsays:

    Doug;
    You will not have all the options of HO but you should be able to find some vehicles at Model Train Stuff & Hobbylinc. You can also try e-bay

  • Tim Morloksays:

    Larry–Doug is modeling N scale and the old Matchbox cars are closer to HO in scale. Athaern has a few N scale vehicles and ScaleTrains.com has modern containers. I would also check with your local hobby shop.

  • dansays:

    custommodelrailroads.com has some great kits

  • Davidsays:

    Hi Doug,
    I find most of my late model cars and trucks at 3000 Toys.Their shipping is good too. I have found some nice buildings with Walthers Cornerstone. Hope this helps you out.

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